Cross River Partnership is heading to Freight in the City Expo next week to share its collaborative approach to reducing the environmental impact of urban freight deliveries. It will be highlighting some of the exciting projects it has been co-ordinating in the capital to tackle air quality hotspots. The Clean Air Villages (CAV) project is a unique government-funded programme in its second year, supporting businesses to reduce emissions from deliveries of goods and services, whilst saving them time and money. […]
The use of renewable ‘drop-in’ fuels, such as HVO (hydro-treated vegetable oil), to reduce the carbon impact of HGV fleets was the focus of the latest Freight in the City webinar. In partnership with DAF Trucks, the topical webinar looked at the government’s ambition to move towards net zero carbon by 2050 and the role sustainable fuels would play to achieve this aim. Phil Moon, marketing manager at DAF Trucks, acknowledged the significant task that lay ahead of both manufacturers […]
The Freight in the City Expo is back this autumn after a successful inaugural event in 2015 that saw more than 650 attendees head to London to learn more about sustainable urban deliveries.
Panellists at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have agreed that electric is likely to be the dominant fuel of the future for hauliers but admitted there is “no magic silver bullet” and that the sector will ultimately choose a “blended solution” using a mix of technologies based on the specific requirements of their fleets. Another emerging trend will be the sharing of charging facilities amid increased cooperation among hauliers, one predicted. The event, held at London’s Alexandra Palace […]